Objectives: The objectives of NCB-2B are to:
1.determine the history of Benguela Current, including northward excursions and fluctuations in the intensity of productivity;
2. document shoreward/seaward migration of the coastal upwelling center; and
3. reconstruct the history of oxygen supply, in particular of periods showing oxygen deficiency.
Hole A: APC, XCB to refusal
Holes B and C: APC to refusal
Logging and Downhole: Triple-combo, GHMT, FMS
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Hemipelagic calcareous silty mud.
Seismic Line NCB-2B